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A 24-year-old female asked:

what's wrong with my ear? its so itchy with a bit of ear wax..

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
ENT : See ent. He will examine and clean your ear. Wax implication can create itchy feeling.
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Earwax: Earwax is protective of the delicate skin inside the ear canal so many doctors advise against trying to remove it with qtips. When too much earwax builds up, however, it can interfere with hearing and cause irritation, so a visit to a doctor for irrigation and removal is recommended. Best of luck!

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